“I can’t even find Apple’s own Boot Camp mentioned on the ‘you can even run Windows’ page of Apple’s Get a Mac site – surprisingly, it’s Parallels Desktop that has the spotlight now,” David Chartier writes for The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW).
Chartier asks, “Could Apple be giving Boot Camp the back seat in favor of the no-rebooting convenience of Parallels Desktop? Or might Parallels be working with Apple on virtualization (or a buyout) for the upcoming Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard?”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “jk,” “LinuxGuy” and “Cathy” for the heads up.]
MacDailyNews Take: Indeed, Apple’s “You can even run Windows software” page of the company’s “Get a Mac” web section eschews Boot Camp in favor of Parallels Desktop for Mac. We always thought Parallels had better hurry up and make their money quickly now, before Leopard debuts. But, what if Apple’s working with Parallels to include the technology in Mac OS X Leopard? What do you think?
• Introducing the super-fast, blogging, podcasting, do-everything-out-of-the-box MacBook. Starting at just $1099.
• Get the new iMac with Intel Core Duo for as low as $31 A MONTH with Free shipping!
• Get the MacBook Pro with Intel Core Duo for as low as $47 A MONTH with Free Shipping!
• Apple’s new Mac mini. Intel Core, up to 4 times faster. Starting at just $599. Free shipping.
• iPod. 15,000 songs. 25,000 photos. 150 hours of video. The new iPod. 30GB and 60GB models start at just $299. Free shipping.
• Connect iPod to your television set with the iPod AV Cable. Just $19.
• iPod Radio Remote. Listen to FM radio on your iPod and control everything with a convenient wired remote. Just $49.
Related MacDailyNews articles:
Mac OS X Leopard to give Apple huge head-start on hypervised OS? – May 18, 2006
The Red Box Myth: Why Apple’s Mac OS X Leopard will not run Windows software natively – May 13, 2006
Apple confirms ‘sneak peek preview’ of Mac OS X Leopard at WWDC 2006 this August – April 18, 2006
Apple’s Boot Camp is first step towards Mac OS X Leopard’s inevitable support for virtualization – April 11, 2006
Mac OS X Leopard to contain ‘Red Box’ for natively running Windows applications? – June 23, 2005